Duterte visits Japan Coast Guard, 28 Oct. 2016

(Yokohama, Japan)—President Rodrigo Duterte visited the Japan Coast Guard on Thursday (October 27) wherein he was shown firsthand the Japan Coast Guard’s capability in disaster and rescue response.

Duterte to Coast Guard: Help eradicate illegal drugs, 12 Oct. 2016

Even the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will now take an active role in eliminating the drug menace.

President Rodrigo Duterte has underscored the need for the PCG to upgrade its capability to successfully combat terrorism, human trafficking and the narcotics trade.